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xtitle(1)

1.0.2

xtitle

set window title and icon name for X terminal

NAME

xtitle - set window title and icon name for an X11 terminal window

SYNOPSIS

xtitle [ -tiq ] [ -- ] string ... | [ -V ] [ -h ]

DESCRIPTION

Xtitle will set the window title and/or the icon name of the terminal window in which it is run to be its command line arguments. It does this by outputting the appropriate xterm(1) control sequence characters. Unless suppressed, xtitle will also report the settings it has made.

OPTIONS

-- Interprets all following arguments as strings instead of options.
-h, --help Prints a helpful usage message.
-i, --icon Only set the icon name. Default sets both.
-t, --title Only set the window title. Default sets both.
-v, --verbose Display informational messages.
-V, --version Only prints the program version.

CAVEATS

Xtitle is known to work with xterm(1) and dtterm(1). The effect of the control sequences in other terminals is not known, though I wouldn’t expect any problems.

VERSION

1.0.2

AUTHOR

Steve Kinzler, , Nov 1993/Nov 1998/Mar 2000/Dec 2009

SEE ALSO

xterm(1), dtterm(1)
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